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Steam engines and Jell-O paled beside the famed inventor's greatest legacy.
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
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How Philip Mosely helped Soviet Studies moderate U.S. foreign policy.
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How Thomas Cole and Frederic Church made themselves at home in the Hudson River Valley.
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Webster's Third: The Most Controversial Dictionary in the English Language.
By David Skinner
A recollection of Wallace Stegner.
By Kenneth Fields
What Herman Melville read, and how he read, inspired his masterpiece.
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